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clouds will roll in. as we take a look at the temperatures, we see were the front when. mid 60's boss out toward west. lows 70's down at the eastern shore. the cooler air will filter in. we will see more clouds. the high today, 79 to 82. we saw 90 at the airport yesterday. much cooler today. some clouds around tonight. 67 degrees. a good chance of some showers and thunderstorms tomorrow as our next frontal system makes its way through. let's check your tuesday morning commute. >> good morning. a nice ride overall. there is a closure because of a water main break. other than that, we're looking at a nice ride.
48 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. no problems on the west side. 11 minutes on the outer loop north east side. 11 minutes on the west side. nine minutes to travel south on 895. here's a quick live look at traffic. looking very good here at harford road. we switch over to a live view at frederick road, looking good here on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to you. >> good morning. police are busy trying to figure out why someone would shoot and kill a census worker. >> the man was on his way home in his car when he was shot. jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> police do not believe that williams was killed because he was a census worker. he was on his way home when it
happened. spencer williams was dropping off a co-worker when someone opened fire at his car. he died just a two days before turning 23. his territory included some east baltimore territories known for gun violence. >> it is pretty bad, especially right out here. big space and sunshine. you would not think something like this would happen in broad daylight like that. >> it looks like williams did not have a criminal record. anyone with information is asked to call police. >> thank you. a manhunt has policed in carroll county very busy. they are looking for brian joseph hill. police say he tried to shoot a deputy in westminster.
the gun did not go off. hill took off. he then continued on foot. he is a member of the crips gang and he is said to be armed and dangerous. call police if you have any details. three homicides are under investigation in annapolis. gary johnson was -- darius johnson was found on tyler avenue. the search for the gunman continues this morning. >> at liberty circle, at least two homes were hit with bullets. police say the gunman was driving by when he fired the shots. no one was hurt. president obama will wrap up his
trip to the gulf region. >> when he returns, he will address the nation to outline what happens next. kate amara is in our washington bureau with details. >> the president's visit continues this morning in florida. he will talk to the nation tonight about the oil spill. first alabama and mississippi. today, it is florida. the president continues his tour of the largest environmental disaster in u.s. history. >> we will continue to hold all responsible parties accountable. >> the president will speak to the nation in a live prime-time address tonight from the oval office to outline his plan for handling the crisis and for bp to set aside billions to handle the crisis. >> never tick a man while he is
up. he will go on the attack. >> he will turn the bp oil disaster into action. this could lead to a silver lining in this crisis. >> this should be the wake-up call for america. this is the siren that we must act on. >> and now investigators say bp took a series of money-saving shortcuts on the well. this as hearings continue on capitol hill. >> maryland senators barbara mikulski and ben cardin have just returned from a tour of the gulf. both senators and elijah cummings say delays information
shows maryland beaches will be spirit and the seafood is being inspected. senator carden feels the government should not be held responsible and plans to hold a hearing on the matter. >> we're going to assess where we are calculating the damage for all of these losses. >> they also backed a move to get bp to put aside money to make sure it cannot afford whatever the damage cost may be. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you think president obama has taken enough of a leadership role in dealing with the gulf oil spill crisis? e-mail your response to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> 70 degrees. an earthquake shakes a california city. >> a plane crashes near a school in australia. >> here is a live look at
>> welcome back. is 74 degrees outside right now. we will not see as much sun today. the wind will pick up. we could see gusts up to 20 miles per hour. 82 for the high today. a huge swing from yesterday's 91 and 90 around the baltimore area. the wind will be about 10 miles per hour. cloudy tonight. the wind will still be self is the lead. -- the wind will be self easterly. a good chance of showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. -- the wind will be self-easily. the heat will return after a couple of nice days thursday and
friday. look at the tropics. there is better organization on the far right side of the screen. this could be tropical storm alex. it is not a tropical storm just yet but it is indicating activity in what promises to be an active tropics season. we will keep you posted when it is designated as something. >> thank you. los angeles was rattled by an earthquake last night. it affected the city and surrounding areas. there were a pair of moderate earthquakes that hit east of san diego. there are no reports of damage or injury. a state of emergency has been declared in oklahoma after heavy storms. more than 9 inches of rain fell. everything from cars to homes
are now consumed by water. crews are using boats to rescue stranded survivors. >> 10 police officers in mexico were killed. the officers had just finished a patrol when they were attacked. the dead bodies were picked up by the assailants. an unknown number were wounded and rushed to nearby hospitals. a plane comes crashing down in australia. one of the people on board was killed. six bystanders were taken to the hospital. the students at the school were taken to a nearby park. 5:11, 70 degrees. customers are being pushed to going green. >> mowing just got a little more exciting, at least for those buying the new high-tech mowers.
break -- baltimore pike is a better bet. a bit sluggish on southbound 95. 57 on the north side on average. no problems to report on the west side. the jfx is running smoothly into town. we're smooth on 795 and 70. 11 minutes on the outer loop north side over towards 83. 10 minutes traveling south on 95 down to 32. let's see what is going on at harford road. light volume so far. providence is delay free so far. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in for an update on the buses and trains. >> we do have the number 10 line diverted at frederick because of the water main break.
the 51 line is diverted at pratt and pulaski. allow yourself extra time on the buses this morning. light rail is running problem- free. overall the penn, camden, and brunswick lines, we're showing no delays. now back to sandra shaw. >> a very good tuesday morning to you. we are in store for a more refreshened de temperature-wise today. not everybody is seeing the cool air just yet. there is storm activity to our west. a slight chance of showers tonight. we will see cooler temperatures. it has started to filter in over the state line. 66 around fatter. downtown, 74 degrees. 71 at the airport. mostly cloudy skies today.
the mountains of western maryland will have a better chance of seeing a stormy day. central maryland, 79 to 82 degrees with more clouds rolling in. we have the front that stalled just to our south and it will be fluctuating, especially tomorrow. mostly cloudy at the beach. a slight chance of showers. 73 at ocean city. the wind will be easily at 15 knots. waves up to two feet today. normal height is 83 degrees. we're generally around that and maybe a few degrees cooler. 101 is the high temperature set bacchant 1994. a chance of showers tonight. here is what we have in place.
a front just to our south. it will keep its normal position today. the stronger system will finally get through here. we'll get showers and storms tomorrow. we talked about flash flooding over oklahoma city yesterday. not a good day for them to get out of the woods. it looks like the best shot for showers will be tomorrow morning. then again after some clearing during the daytime. this is all associated with our next front which will try us out on thursday and friday. it will be warm on thursday and friday. 85 on thursday and mostly sunny. the humidity will be back for the weekend. hazy, hot, and he would on saturday and sunday. the official meteorological start of summer.
>> a new operating system is expected to change up the industry. google will offer remote access by the web browser. the system will allow users to use programs served -- stored on servers from their own machines. there will be eight new smart utility savers program. it is part of a pilot program to epad homes that exceed standards. >> we want to provide customers with ways to save money and help the environment. we have a portfolio of energy efficiency programs under are smart energy savers program. >> there are rebates on certain lighting fixtures. you cannot read more at our
website, wbaltv.com. click on consumer. >> there are new concerns that toyota may have tried to cover- up another defect. jane king has the business report. >> good morning. stocks look like it will open slightly lower this morning. another rating agency cut greece's bonds to jump. lockheed martin reached a new contract agreement with 4500 workers in taxes. if you are looking for a summer job, try a restaurant. the industry make add nearly 430,000 jobs this summer. it is the second largest summer jobs creator, just behind construction. toyota paid a record fine.
dragging its feet may be a recurring problem at toyota. there were documents in a california lawsuit that said toyota waited at least 11 years to recall the pickups and suv's to replace steering rockets they knew were defective. some of the faulty steering wheels did lead to fatal crashes. the days of the free casino cocktail maybe numbered. local lawmakers are saying no thank you to free alcohol. it is eating away at their profits. that is business. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the sometimes boring task of mowing the lawn is going high task. more and more homeowners are buying lawnmowers with zero turn
features, your phone jacks. a lot more like this starts at about $4,000. this seems to be the most popular with the bbaby boomer population. >> give me cupholder anytime. >> 7 degrees. we would get another look at your commute with the traffic and the weather together. >> a day of crazy bounces at the world cup. piece of good news for team usa. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you think president obama has taken enough of a leadership role in dealing with the gulf oil-spill crisis? e-mail your response to email@example.com.
>> a positive medical report for tim howard, the soccer goalie. he should be able to play on friday. he suffered a rib injury on friday in a 1-1 tie against england. he wooed back on friday. italy takes on a power play -- he should be back on friday. paraguay.takes on ou 1-0 in front of the defending champs. italy avoids the ups said. in a goes. it is drilled in. italy salvages a 1-1 tie in its opening match. accidental scored in the netherlands-denmark game. denmark is wearing the white
jersey. denmark is on defense. this header codes into its own net. he could not believe this. 1-0 netherlands. netherlands got all of the bounces on this one. off the post. it counts. and benevolent shuts out denmark 2-0. japan showing game with a surprising opening win over cameron. japan , blue jersey. one-zero japan. cameron was close but not quite. this goes off the crossbar. you cannot get closer than that without getting a goal. square on the cross bar. no goal for cameron. japan opens with a win.
next game for team usa is friday against slovenia. i hope your day is off to a fantastic start. >> to live. 5:26. coming up in the next half-hour -- >> a census worker is murdered in baltimore city and police want to know why. details are next. >> we will give you the latest concerning the progress in passing a new budget. >> some clouds rolling in today. it will bring us cooler temperatures. >> your morning commute just got a little busier. we will check of the water main he